Myristica is an annual Ecological Festival organized in connection with the 'United Nations International Decade of Biodiversity' (2011- 2020). This year also, the event is organized in collaboration with Malabar Natural History Society (MNHS) which is an independent NGO engaged in nature education, research and conservation in the state of Kerala. Myristica seeks to invoke the green spirit of the youngsters in the state and thereby reinstate Kerala's glorious past. It also aims to offer a unique experience rooted in contemporary visual art and technological marvels, and a platform to showcase and debate the latest scientific and artistic experiences of international relevance by promoting discussions among environmentalists, students, and the public.
The concluding (fourth) season of Myristica -the State Level Ecological Festival held on 23rd January 2020 at Farook College Campus, Kozhikode.
Prof. T. Shobeendran addressed the concluding ceremony.
Myristica malabarica (കാട്ടുജാതിയ്ക്ക) is the vulnerable wetland species of kerala included in Red List which may extinct in near future due to unsustainable wetland destruction & tourism .
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The Map below denotes the locations of participants of
various editions of Myristica - The Ecological Fiesta.
The archived webpages of various editions of
Myristica - The Ecological Fiesta and some other useful links are given below
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Students across Kerala have been participated
Knowledge capsules shared with participants
Events conducted as part of the festival
Districts of Kerala covered by the pariticipants
Institutions across Kerala have been participated
Prizes distributed worth a sum of
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Official website of Department for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.
Myristica has been featured in the Global Action Map of the works being done around the world in the context of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Website. These actions include specific programmes and projects, policy changes, activities, events and more